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Nasig 2001
A Serials Odyssey

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ISBN 9780789019295
Published July 3, 2002 by Routledge
368 Pages

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Book Description

Hone your technical skills to meet the challenges of the 21st century!

NASIG 2001: A Serials Odyssey addresses digital licensing issues, journal licensing, negotiation, and accessibility issues; and much, much more! This vital book puts the presentations and workshops from NASIG’s 16th Annual Conference, (2001, San Antonio, Texas) in your hands.

With NASIG 2001: A Serials Odyssey, you’ll learn more about:

  • the XML format, which is to the Web what MARC is to library systems
  • what the next generation of users will expect from serials librarians
  • how to implement the Tempe principles
  • how the UCITA legislation may impact libraries
  • three-dimensional text and “content chunks”
  • how to get published in the “publish or perish” academic world
  • the serials scene in Mexico
  • how journals are licensed in the United Kingdom
  • title access in aggregator databases
  • current linking methods and projects that provide access to full-text articles from online catalogs, databases and other full-text materials
  • the ins and outs of library consortia
  • outsourcing electronic journal licensing and negotiation
  • the CISTI Source/SUMO service
  • how to use the ONIX International standard for managing serials
  • and much more!

    You’ll also learn to sharpen your presentation skills, get tips on how to deal with difficult customers and employees, and receive practical advice on ways to “jump start” your career. The state-of-the-art information and practical insights you’ll find inside will increase your effectiveness and help you move your library smoothly into the future.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Licensing Electronic Resources
  • Getting Published: Surviving in a “Write Stuff or They Will Fire You” Environment
  • Chemical Publication: A Critical Evaluation
  • The Tempe Principles in Practice
  • Generation Y: A Perspective on America’s Next Generation and Their Impact on Higher Education
  • Sensemaking and the Digital Librarian
  • Infomediaries in the Internet Era: Subscription Agents as Intermediaries and Aggregators in the Electronic Publishing World—Agents of Change and Tradition
  • UCITA and Fair Use: A Compatible or Combatable Relationship
  • New Models for Serials: Redefining the Serial and the Licensing Environment
  • Three-Dimensional Serials: or, How I Learned to Love Content Management on the Web
  • Mexican Serials: Titles, Contents, and Readers of Treasures to Tap
  • Licensing E-Journals: UK Style
  • Is XML in Your Future?
  • Taming the Aggregators: Providing Access to Journals in Aggregator Databases
  • Journal Holdings Lists on Web Sites: Design That Non-Specialized Staff Can Build and Maintain
  • Articles, Articles Everywhere . . . But Where? And Does It Matter?
  • Library Consortia: Penelope’s Loom or a Positive Advance?
  • Outsourcing Electronic Journal Licensing and Negotiation; or, How to Make E-Journal Acquisitions and Licensing Processes as Boring as Ordering Print Journals
  • We’ve Made It Available, But Is It Accessible?
  • Cataloging Web Resources on the OCLC-CORC: Issues Identified in an Empirical Study
  • New Frontiers in Reference Services: Electronic Serials Transforming Public Service
  • The CISTI Source/SUMO Experience at McGill University: Four Years Later
  • What’s One to Do When Vendors, Publishers, and Aggregators Do Not Meet Your Usage Reporting Needs? DO IT YOURSELF!
  • The Art of Claiming
  • Using the ONIX Standard to Manage Serials
  • Measuring Electronic Journal Collections: A Homeric Struggle
  • Providing Web-Based Listings of Electronic Journal Titles the Low Maintenance Way; or, Automating Ourselves Out of a Job
  • Michigan State University’s Serials Journey: A Merry Little Spartan Tale of MARC Holdings
  • From Reception to Inception: The Story of Journal of Social Structure
  • Before You Cancel the Paper, Beware: All Electronic Journals in 2001 Are NOT Created Equal
  • Tackling the Monolith: Licensing Management at the Consortial and Local Levels
  • Creating a Technical Services Department Web Site: From Planning to Publishing
  • Serials Staffing for the 21st Century and Beyond
  • Jump Start Your Career in Library and Information Science
  • Tact and Tenacity: Dealing with Difficult People at Work
  • Making the Move: Serials Issues in the Migration to a New Library Management System
  • How to Give an Effective Presentation: or, Please Take the Mike Out of Your Mouth
  • Poster Sessions
  • 16th Annual NASIG Conference Registrants
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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